runs in the family

runs in the family
Runs in the family
If a characteristic runs in the family, it can clearly be seen members of different generations.  A hereditary illness that is passed from one generation to the next also runs in the family.

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  • runs in the family —    This refers to a physical or moral characteristic that is common to many members of a family.     Black hair and blue eyes the combination runs in the family …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • runs in the family — passes through the family, typical of the family, characteristic of members of the family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • It Runs in the Family (1994 film) — It Runs in the Family (My Summer Story) DVD cover, 2006 Directed by Bob Clark Produced by …   Wikipedia

  • It Runs in the Family (2003 film) — Infobox Film name = It Runs in the Family caption = director = Fred Schepisi producer = Michael Douglas Marcy Drogin Jesse Wigutow Associate Producer Joel Douglas Executive Producer Kerry Orent Fred Schepisi writer = Jesse Wigutow starring =… …   Wikipedia

  • It Runs in the Family — may refer to:* It Runs in the Family (2003 film), a film starring several generations of the Kirk Douglas family * It Runs in the Family ( Murder, She Wrote episode) * My Summer Story (original title: It Runs in the Family ), a 1994 film, the… …   Wikipedia

  • It Runs in the Family — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Es bleibt in der Familie Originaltitel: It Runs in the Family Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2003 Länge: 105 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • something runs in the family — something runs in the/​someone’s family phrase if something such as a quality or disease runs in someone’s family, a lot of people in the family have it Weak eyes run in the family. Thesaurus: inheritance, inheriting and heritagehyponym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • it runs in the family — it is a trait common in all family members, it s hereditary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • run\ in\ the\ family — • run in the blood • run in the family v. phr. To be a common family characteristic; be learned or inherited from your family. A great interest in gardening runs in his family. Red hair runs in the family …   Словарь американских идиом

  • run in the family — if a particular quality or ability runs in the family, a lot of people in that family have it. Athletic ability runs in the family: his father played basketball in college and his mother was a high school athlete …   New idioms dictionary

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